θεός

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Thematicization of Proto-Indo-European *dʰh₁s-, zero grade of s-stem noun derived from *dʰeh₁-. Cognate with Phyrigian δεως (deōs, to the gods), Old Armenian դիք (dikʿ, pagan gods) and Latin fēriae (festival days), fānum (temple) and fēstus (festive).

Despite the superficial similarity, the word is not related to Latin deus.

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θεός (theós)

  1. divine (used only in comparative: θεώτερος (theṓteros))

Noun[edit]

θεός (theós) (genitive θεοῦ) m, second declension

  1. a deity, a god, God
  2. title of a ruler
  3. Sometimes feminine, (ἡ θεός): a goddess

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek θεός (theós).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [θɛˈɔs]
  • Hyphenation: θε‧ός

Noun[edit]

θεός (theósm (plural θεοί, feminine θεά)

  1. god

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